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Welcome to PDQ, Practical Doc’s quick and sometimes quirky look at rural medicine. We’d like your take on it too, so comments and contributions to PDQ are welcome.

PDQ features content from CURIOS: A partnership between the University of Calgary and RPAP.

New material kills E. coli bacteria in 30 seconds

New material kills E. coli bacteria in 30 seconds Interesting chain that destroys the cell membrane thereby limiting resistance as well.


MUPS – medically unexplained physical symptoms - are frustrating, both for the patient and the doctor

New Epilepsy Guidelines

Next CURIOS webinar!! New Epilepsy Guidelines Date & Time: May 11, 2016 | 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Speaker: Nathalie Jette MD, MSc, FRCPC After attending this session, the participants will be equipped to: Describe how epilepsy is now defined Recognize what constitutes drug-resistant epileps...

CURIOS on Gyne procedures Apr 13th

Our next CURIOS webinar is coming up real quick here on Wed April 13th, 2016 at 6:30pm Dr Erin Brennand is going to do a run through of simple gyne office procedures in another of our highly interactive sessions. Check out our new format here before the webinar – cases to try, puzzles to solve...